Lula Mae Scott, 90, passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at her residence. Born on March 26, 1926 in Tupelo, Mississippi, Lula Mae was the daughter of the late John and Birdie (Nee: Corother) Dillard.

United in marriage to Will Scott on November 22, 1949, he preceded her in death on October 21,1994. She worked at the Danish American Home for 41 years until her retirement in 2005. She was a member of Greater Mount Eagle Baptist Church and the Eastern Star.

Surviving are her sons, L.C. Rucker, Stephen (Tina); seven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; sister, Florine Hall. In addition to her parents and husband, she also was preceded in death by four daughters, Margaret Sacottie, Flora Mae Scott, Daisy Pearl Scott, Yvonne Scott; 3 brothers, John Mack McKinley, Ira Dillard, Chris Dillard, sister Christeen Kimble and daughter-in- law, Margaret A. Rucker.

Lula Mae Scott funeral details

Funeral Services will be held at 11a.m. Wednesday at the Greater Mt. Eagle Missionary Baptist Church, 929 State Street with Rev. Keith T. Evans officiating. Interment will follow at Graceland Cemetery, 1147 West Boulevard. Relatives and friends are welcome to meet with the family at the church on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m.

A very special thank you to Lillard and Patricia Darby for their friendship and loving and compassionate care.

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